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Improving Behavioral Healthcare: Insurance Companies in Partnership with Providers (Grand Rounds)

Improving Behavioral Healthcare: Insurance Companies in Partnership with Providers (Grand Rounds)

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Topic:

Improving Behavioral Healthcare:  Insurance Companies in Partnership with Providers


Presentation Objectives:

  • Develop a high-level understanding of how insurance companies manage behavioral health benefits.
  • Understand the benefits and value of partnering with insurance companies to benefit patients.
  • Learn several examples of how one insurance company partnered with providers to improve transitions of care, reduce re-admissions and expand access to treatment.

Presenters:

John Fox, MD and Maria Kwiatkowski, LMSW, ACSW

John Fox, MD is the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Priority Health.  Areas of responsibility include technology assessment, medical and pharmacy policy development, utilization and case management, program development and innovation, outcomes based contracting, and personalized medicine initiatives.


Time:

Noon – 1:00 p.m. (Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m.)


Location:

Pine Rest Postma Center, 300 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548


Cost:

$25 general; Pine Rest Staff no charge.


RSVP:

Feb. 7.  Seating is limited.

Questions:  Please contact postmacenter@pinerest.org or call 616-222-4566.


Continuing Education Credits:

One CME credit for medical professionals, one CE credit for social workers


Pine Rest Grand Rounds is a behavioral health medical education tool used to deliver high quality training to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, licensed professional counselors, psychologists and social workers. The presentations offer best practice or evidence based tools to improve behavioral health treatment within our communities.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services designates this live event for a maximum of ONE AMA PRA Category 1 CreditPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC-0047. This course has been approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative and is recognized by the State of Michigan, Department of Community Health, Licensing Division for Social Work Continuing Education. Collaborative Contact Information: 517-487-1548, Ext. 17.

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

300 – 68th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

A teaching site of Michigan State University – College of Human Medicine